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been climbing. in indiana alone rescue crews are searching debris in four different counties. good evening. these tornadoes have impacted millions of americans across several states. at least 28 # people are now dead and there may be more. >> it is amazing this outbreak we have been seeing. one of the hardest hit states the state of indiana. four people confirmed dead. two towns hit the hardest where the junior and senior high school was hurt. marysville described as being "completely gone." >> in kentucky 12 people are confirmed dead there. strong storms moved through knocking down trees and power lines. >> and parts of tennessee including nashville seeing golf ball sized hail bouncing off of cars. >> the tornado count could be close to 100 before this is over. jay gray has more tonight. >> a day of watches and warnings gave way to this devastating reality. >> it was unreal. things were falling. things were coming off the walls, noise, crashes, glass flying everywhere. it was like a dream. >> reporter: a bad dream for thousands across tornado alley as dozens of powerful tornadoes
. the states of tennessee and kentucky also indiana, they've all been battered by powerful storms which have ripped apart homes and damaged schools. >> in indiana, they know the meaning of the word destruction all too well. ripped apart like match stick buildings, the houses in clark county have been reduced to rubble. one whole town was said to have completely gone. this is one of the tornados that caused the damage. filmed by a man in his car, you can just make out the swirls and the hammer of hail on his wind screen. >> i was heading home from work and i was just driving home to take shelter because we had advanced notice of the severe weather coming in. i was about 2 miles away from the tornado which during in my photos and video it is over the henryville-marysville area that was devastated. >> tornados usually happen when a front of cool dry air is met by warmer more moist air that creates the perfect conditions for twisters. parts of georgia, alabama, ohio, kentucky, as well as tennessee and indiana have been hit. in tennessee, blaine surveyed the damage to his home. he said the storm
outbreak, sweeping across the midwest and southeast, leaving a trail of destruction in indiana, ken tucky and ohio, killing at least 27 people. the death toll could continue to rise throughout the night as we receive updates from local authorities. some of the worst damage is in southern indiana. the violent weather there killing at least 13 people. one local sheriff is urging everyone to exercise extreme caution. >> there has been a state of emergency declared here in clark county. so if you are on the roads and you are just gawking, please stay home. you are not helping us. but if you -- if you have a need, please, don't be afraid to call us. but if we will enforce the state of emergency. we have guys working their tails off, trying to make this thing a workable deal. and it's just an unbelievable disaster. >> and joining us on the phone now is rod russell. he is the spokesman for the indiana joint information center. good morning to you. what can you tell us about the latest death toll? >> caller: friday afternoon, a tornado swept through southwestern indiana. currently, we have 13 con
from henryville, indiana. ginger? >> reporter: cynthia, this is one of the most incredible steens i've ever come upon when storm chasing and one of the most incredible setups. to see it come to fruition has been unbelievable. >> that is just amazing. >> reporter: today will go down as one of the most destructive march days in recent weather history, tornadoes tearing up the heartland. this twister took aim at the tiny town of henryville, indiana. >> tornado. >> reporter: bearing down with winds estimated to near 165 miles per hour. the 2,000 residents here hit by a pair of tornadoes just minutes apart. >> total devastation. i lived here for 28 years and never seen anything remotely close to this. >> reporter: they were part of a myriad of storms this ripped across the country today. just the latest this week in a series of deadly twisters. the results, overwhelming devastation. >> we're looking at henryville, indiana, total destruction up there, folks. this is very, very serious. >> reporter: in henryville the roof ripped off the high school. a bus, tossed on its side. but miraculou
the tennessee valley, where the death toll has climbed to as many as 27. from indiana to tennessee alabama, the tornado touched down and destroy that small towns. we have complete coverage with senior meteorologist bob ryan, but first, horace holmes is in the satellite center with the latest on the damage and the graphic video. >> photographers from all over captured video. as you watch, it is frightening how deadly the twisters are. this is one of the twisters as it crosses southern indiana beginning its path of destruction in henryville. the tv crew capturing this footage had to seek shelter. bu>> we are inside. >> the wind, lightning and hail. after the storm blew through indiana -- >> there was debris everywhere. i thought it was a dream. >> this is what was left behind, 300 homes destroyed several people killed. at a high school was blown apart. >> the teacher said it was going to be bad. >> in indiana emergency crews are still scrambling. >> they are looking to see if there are victims trapped. they have their work cut out. >> indiana officials say henryville was wiped out. the huge
in indiana, 14 in kentucky, 2 in ohio. this is the second round of killer tornadoes just this week. we have new pictures of a tornado bearing down on henryville, indiana, chewing up everything in its path. >> the number of casualties expected to rise, unfortunately. we have an entire team covering this massive wave of storms. we begin with ginger zee in the hard-hit town of henryville, indiana. good morning, ginger. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. 95 tornadoes ripped through yesterday. if they're all confirmed reports, this would be the greatest tornado day, one-day event in march for all history that we have in weather. numbers, though, don't matter at this point when you start talking to people. the sun coming up and the scene revealed. it's simply unbelievable. in southern indiana, it was a wave of vicious tornadoes. >> i looked up, i seen debris everywhere. next thing i knew, i was like, i thought it was a dream. >> reporter: within minutes, they were gone. this is what they left behind. neighborhood after neighborhood flattened. here in henryville, the small town
troops have been deployed to the hardest-hit states of kentucky, indiana and missouri. jacqui jeras is here with me in the weather center keeping a close watch on all of this. let's talk about what concentrated areas are kind of in the bull's-eye, so to speak right now. florida among them. >> north florida and southern parts of georgia. it's really this squall line we are looking at right here that has the most potential for producing tornadic storms. right now there are no tornado warnings that are in effect. some of those thunderstorms could produce wind damage in excess of 60 miles per hour. sometimes those real down burst winds can cause as much damage as a tornado. you still need to stay indoors. another place that we are watching that's included in this tornado threat is jacksonville, florida. there you can see a live picture from jacksonville at this time. it's extremely windy. that's why you see all that crazy shaking going on on the camera there. 86 degrees. it's a very warm, very moist, ripe atmosphere. as that cold front starts to come on down and move into the region, th
. a southern indiana town completely wiped out. several people are reported dead in area and the numbers are expected to rise. we'll check in with rick reichmuth at the fox news weather center in a bit. joining us now on the phone, john gordon, meteorologist near kentucky. john, what can you tell us about the area and what you are hearing about the damage throughout this area? >> bret, that is going on, we had super cell thunderstorms producing storms in indiana. we're in the process we are still issuing tornado warnings south and east of louisville area. significant damage obviously. loss of life in southern indiana, which we are very sad about. we're still trying to issue warnings from the national weather service to protect life and property across kentucky and the eastern side, cutting toward the lexington area. south of there right now. >> bret: just to be clear, for people listening in. warning means a tornado has been sighted or is on the ground somewhere. people need to act quickly. >> bret: absolutely. the prediction center put out a dangerous situation this morning. we had info
news"- state of emergency on the ground here in indiana. and across the tornado zone. dozens are dead, entire towns destroyed. tonight, amid widespread devastation from the massive outbreak of storms, incredible stories of survival. >>> also tonight, rush limbaugh apologizes. what he's now saying about his crude tirade against a woman that set off a fire storm. >>> hold the phone, american troops crying foul. why they say they're being ripped off while making the call home. >>> and the salute. from 3-year-old john john to husbahis fallen father, remembering the man behind one of the iconic images of our time. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. all around me as far as the can see, a tattered landscape littered with the remnants of peoples lives. this is henryville, officials say it was an ef-4 tornado that struck here. this is one of the hardest hit places from the parade of punishing tornadoes that went up and down the country from the great lakes down to the gulf yesterday. all told, more than 100 reports of tornados since yesterday. that's more than we w
and devastation. in the words of one official in the state of indiana. one town of 1900 people is completely gone. of course, this comes just two days after a twister outbreak destroyed parts of the region. right now these dangerous storms are still on the move. new video just into fox news shows how powerful these storms were across southern indiana. homes left in piles of wood and metal. right now crews are searching desperately for survivors. we also have our first amateur video showing one of those huge tornadoes. this twister tearing through rural indiana. officials there say at least five people are now confirmed dead and the damage goes on for miles and miles. we'll have a live report from a storm tracker in the area now. first though show you exactly what we are talking about. a twister struck a high school in the town of henryville which is directly north of louisvilleville, kentucky. we are told there were people inside who got out safely. and in the nearby town of marysville, the sheriff's office reports there is absolutely nothing left. the storm also shut down cincinnati's airport, o
-universal television >>> good evening. tonight, a u.s. senator from indiana said they'd appreciate the prayers of everyone watching television tonight. we are covering a severe weather outbreak of severe weather this evening, the likes of which we are not sure we've ever seen before. 155 million americans have been in the path of severe weather today and tonight. we had tornados in eight states. at one point this evening, there were 19 separate tornado warnings. ve othe map in theve southeast, including se maomr cities, including some smaller towns that are frankly no longer standing. at the heart of some of these storms is some of the strongest weather this planet can produce. our team has fanned out to cover it all. we want to begin with the worst of it. dr. greg forbes is the severe weather expert at the weather channel. dr. forbes, we've been watching you all afternoon into the evening. you've been asked to prioritize about the larger tornados. where is the worst headed tonight? >> some is rolling across eastern parts of kentucky. we have tornado warnings all the way north of the ohio rive
. susan mcguiness begins our coverage in the small town of henryville, indiana where residents are trying to recover. reporter: wayne jones is sifting through what's left of his henryville, indiana home. >> up here in the tree is the brains of the mobile home. reporter: a tornado demolished this town, sending a school bus into a building, dropping a tractor-trailer on a gas station and sheering the walls off of homes. terry kirk went to inspect the convenience store where she used to work. >> i don't see any possible way anybody could have survived in this. reporter: the tornado that came through henryville moved with such force it blew the back wall off of the high school gym here. devastation like this stretches across the midwest and south. a shot from the air shows the storm's path through kentucky. in the town of west liberty, the national guard joined state police searching for survivors. residents who got out alive aren't allowed to go home yet. >> the area has been declared as martial law and we're asking everybody to stay out. as you can see, it's a very dangerous area. report
're beginning with the breaking news in the midwest and south. this twisters caught on tape in indiana. 31 are dead after a second outbreak throughout nation's midsection. officials assessing how many tornadoes touched down. the direction in henriville, indiana, is astounding. school buses tossed like toys, homes tossed from foundations. we begin in henriville. >> forecasters predicted the harsh weather that came through southeastern indiana but nobody could have foreseen what happened next. the images here in henriville, indiana, are breath taking. we're standing front of what used to be henriville high school. as you can see, a shelf its remain. the middle score next door, the roof entirely blown off. as the sun begins to rise here in henriville, the residents here are letting it sink in of what just happened. >> it's hard. it's just hard on everybody. everything's gone. you know, everything is just gone. >> reporter: the forecast for southern indiana called for severe weather. but what followed early friday evening could not have been predicted. >> didn't really think it was going to ha
lakes. this is pekin, indiana, ten miles northwest of louisville, kentucky. the police tell us this tornado caused extensive damage there. this is henryville, indiana, population 1,900. homes and businesses have been platenned. the same thing happened in nearby mariesville. a police officer there says the village is "completely gone. at least three people have been killed in southern indiana. the storms are massive, as we saw in downtown nashville. this is 11 minutes of video that we compressed to show you how the storm hit music city. the emotions of this evening were caught in this picture of one survivor in alabama after he found the one possession that he may have wanted to save the most. there were also reports of tornadoes across northern alabama. one ripped part of the roof off a maximum security prison. mark strassmann is in the town of new market tonight. mark? >> reporter: by mid-morning, scott, this house had been flattened. the good news is no one was home. and you see storm ruin just like this all over this neighborhood. now consider something else: this has been a
with a tube in her throat to help her breathe. >>> also in indiana, a rescue of the four-legged variety. >> this is trigger. >> trigger and tyson were found hiding in the rubble of their owner's home in henryville. and one official says there is, quote, total devastation in parts of the surrounding county. 15 deaths have been reported so far across the state. . -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> this is "cnn saturday morning." it's march 3rd, and i'm david mattingly. tornadoes shred through the midwest and south killing more than 30 people, and there is a new threat of storms today. >>> then in two hours washington state republicans will officially select who they think should go up against barack obama. could ron paul finally win one? >>> bus t we begin with the ferocious killer storms that went through the midwest and southern u.s. at least 32 people are dead. now the frantic search is on for survivors, and there are new threat this morning of more severe weather. the monster storm stretched from the deep south, alabama, across the border into tennessee and all t
up to kentucky and indiana to the hardest hit communities. you can see tornado in tennessee. dozens of people were injured in the storms. we are watching all angles of the story this morning. susan c susan is in ohio. rob is in tennessee where we have seen significant damage. bonnie schneider is standing by in the severe weather center. the damage we have seen have been small towns like henriville. how bad is it? >> reporter: it is very bad. crushing damage. people here are reeling from what happened to the area. 15 deaths confirmed so far in the entire state of kentucky. a couple of them here in clark county. just to give you an idea, look at this school bus, it was flown here from across the street where the high school is located in henriville. here is the front of the bus you are seeing and the back behind it. the chassis of the bus is resting this way. bus this way, chassis off to the side. it's an indication of how powerful the storms are. a number of us are lined up here, so i can't walk too, too much. as you look up in this direction, giving you a look at some of the power l
for the destruction. there are emergency declarations in place in indiana and kentucky. national guard troops have also been deployed there. before we take you live to indiana for the latest there, i want to show you now an amazing piece of video. it comes from west liberty, kentucky, shot just as the tornado was forming over the town. now, listen very closely to the desperate prayers from one woman as she pleased for her safety. >> take yourself away from our home. >> the prayers were answered. she did come through that storm safety. west liberty, however, was hit hard by the storm. at least three people died there. some of the worst damage we've seen is in indiana. cnn national correspondent susan candiotti is in henryville, indiana this morning. susan, what does it look like there? >> now that the sun is coming up, you can see even more of the crushing damage that has been suffered in this area. and as we speak, the governor of the state is being accompanied to this area coining some flyovers and is expected to be taking an on the ground tour of some of the heaviest damage where we are standing
. kentucky, as well as ohio and indiana have declared states of emergency. they are still searching for survivors. scott is in henryville, indiana with the latest on this story. >> good evening. tonight people are walking around looking at all of the damage and just shaking their heads. they knew the storm was coming. there were many warnings but henryville was hurt with what the local sheriff called the worst case scenario. throughout clark county in southern indiana, the devastation is overwhelming. >> once again, mother nature has dealt a blow to indiana. >> officials said entire communities, homes, schools and businesses are gone. >> we love you and we're with you. it's not just government. this is their neighbors here to help. >> the friday twisters threatened millions of people from the gulf coast to the great lakes. the national weather service issued nearly 300 tore naid zoe warnings friday. it wasn't over. thunderstorms rocked georgia this morning bringing more dam. despite the many warnings, the twister struck so quickly and with such force that many who escaped barely had
trailers like toys. the worst of the damage in southern indiana where entire communities and neighborhoods were wiped off the map in a matter of seconds. we have team coverage. chuck bell in the storm center. we begin with nbc's jay gray. >> reporter: good evening. the devastation you see behind me stretches for miles. two violent attacks from mother senate in the span of three days which in communities just like this across the tornado alley, the loss is almost too much to bear. a day after, and the devastation is almost impossible to believe. >> tragic, terrible. it's one minute you're here and then you're gone. >> reporter: communities and lives ripped apart by 100 tornadoes that touched down across a dozen states. the images of destruction tell the sad story tell the sad story better any words might, kentucky, georgia, tennessee and north carolina. deep, violent scars that stretch for miles, perhaps none more painful than here in the nation's heartland. >> once again, mother nature has dealt harshly with indiana. >> the small town of henryville wiped from the map. >> we came out of the
, kentucky and indiana have been battered by powerful storms and large hailstones. one small town in indiana is said to have completely gone. let's speak to chad hinton who joins us from indiana. chad, i want to ask you first of all about these pictures you have sent us of this big tornado. tell me where you were when you took it and where you going to? >> yes, i was heading home from work, and i was just driving home to take shelter because the advance notice of the severe weather coming in. i was about two miles away from the tornado which, in my photos and video, it is over the henry bell, marysville area that was devastated. >> why are you not trying to get away? clearly, i understand that you live there, but were people not moving away from the area? this is not the only tornado. >> right, there were a lot. basically, you're told to seek shelter in your basement. in between work and home i was trying to get to the nearest point and get into the basement of the home. of course, we did not know exactly where the weather was. it was very rapidly developing. >> have you been able to get out
. and this is why. terrifying scenes on the ground. the view from a car window in indiana. and this, a monster funnel cloud just outside louisville. and this is what it sounds like on the ground. [ sirens ] those sirens blazing out their alarms. as we said, our team is spread across the storm zone. and we're going to begin now with abc's meteorologist, ginger zee, in jasper, indiana. she's been traveling alongside this storm all day. ginger? >> reporter: diane, at least six are dead across the region tonight. that number will rise. it is not rare to see tornadoes this time of year. but to see an outbreak of this magnitude certainly is, and it is not over. devastating twisters, sweeping through the heartland tonight. this one bearing down on louisville, kentucky. [ sirens ] >> we're now looking and seeing this tight rotation here. >> reporter: warnings like this, heard from the ohio valley to the deep south. all day, long-track supercell storms breeding clusters of tornadoes, racing at 70 miles per hour, destroying homes and leaving dozens injured or dead. in henryville, indiana, the damage has
-hit state of indiana, where the governor has just finished a tour of the devastation. at least 14 people there died. joining me right now live by phone from the town of marysville, jeff petrowski. a storm chaser who helped children get out of a school that was severely damaged by the tornado. jeff, describe the scene for me as that storm was approaching. >> reporter: that's right. we're in marysville now. we've arrived here about an hour ago and did a survey. the south end of town sustained the most heavy damage. the governor just left here moments ago heading across indiana doing additional damage surveys with a team of people. the military has also moved in with search and rescue vehicles. in the south side of town in my live stream you can see there's four to five homes -- farms that had heavy damage and are gone. the tornado here was about 200 yards wide and it tracked through the city on the southeast side. everybody has been accounted for. most people are -- we do not have any injuries, just a couple injuries, no fatalities but marked damage on the south side of town. >> you're tal
reporting from henryville, indiana, a town that was it lutterly devastated by friday's storms. >> i'm amy robach inside studio 1a. here's what we know. 31 dead, 14 in indiana, 14 in kentucky and three in ohio. that number is expected to rise today. authorities say it's difficult to determine how many people are missing as searchers struggle with the lack of electricity in many areas. >> reporter: more than 85 tornados were reported on friday. it was the second time in a week that storms swept across parts of the nation's midsection. ten states were under some kind of weather threat. the hardest hit areas are in southern indiana, kentucky, ohio, tennessee, and northern alabama. now, in terms of size, this storm system was enormous. we watched it building all day. it stretched from the gulf coast to the great lakes. it was so side that an estimated 34 million people were at risk for severe weather. that's according to the national weather service, amy. >> and, lester, you were just in harrisburg, illinois. and i know you arrived in henryville about an hour ago. can you describe where you ar
of the hardest hit areas of indiana was a town of henryville, north of louisville. josh levs joins us now with incredible images that we just got from that area. >> yes, it's coming to us from the newsroom this afternoon. hello again to all of you folks. this is some of the most dramatic video that we have seen from these storms and these tornadoes that ripped through parts of this country. let's take first a look at this video to set it up. okay. here's what you're seeing here. this is inside a gas station in henryville. a man named mike who had just not long before gotten inside that gas station and got a little bit of video. you can see a little bit out the window as the tornado came through. then he steps outside, let's watch this next video together. there it is, we're going to stay on this video. look at that. this is incredibly powerful. and tells us a story of what had happened. these tornadoes came through and actually flattened the gas station across the street from where he was. he says it was blind luck he came inside this shell gas station instead of another. look how huge th
the most heavy damage. the governor just left here moments ago heading across indiana doing additional damage surveys with a team of people. the military has also moved in with search and rescue vehicles. in the south side of town in my live stream you can see there's four to five homes -- farms that had heavy damage and are gone. the tornado here was about 200 yards wide and it tracked through the city on the southeast side. everybody has been accounted for. most people are -- we do not have any injuries, just a couple injuries, no fatalities but marked damage on the south side of town. >> you're talking to us at the same time you're live streaming these images for us and in these images we are seeing people walking around. are these residents that are surveying the damage or are these first responders who are there to help, volunteers? >> reporter: both. we have a lot of local people here that are people walking down the streets that are local residents and family members. a lot of these people's farms have been here for a while, many generations. one family here on the south side of
that continued on its destructive path today. these pictures from indiana. another ten twisters reported across the southeast late today. let's get right to the radar this hour. the system still over southern georgia and northern florida where in some parts they are still warning there could be more. the newest threat comes after those images out of the nation's heartland. indiana heartland shredded in henryville. a school hurled across the street and a father carrying their 9-month-old for what is left of the neighborhood. their home is gone and a survivor hugging his dog, grateful they both survived. the toll is going up. 38 people killed, hundreds injured. we're at 108 reported tornados from this system alone. millions of americans across 11 states from the gulf coast to ohio valley. hit by twisters and for so many, frightening sounds they will never forget. the sirens and wind. our team tonight reports in from across the disaster zone. we begin with meteorologist ginger zee in henryville, indiana tonight. ginger, good evening. >> david, just moments ago. the national weather service gave us
communities is imreply unimaginable. in fact, in one town in henryville indiana they say the death toll could rise. they had a number of students that had just been let out of school early. they saw that tornado firsthand. kara joins us live from henryville, indiana with the latest. >> the forecasters were predicting ominous weather that was coming into southeast indiana, but nobody could have foreseen what happened next. we are standing in henryville indiana in front of what used to be henryville high school. it is almost leveled to the ground. there were students inside but they were given proper time to evacuate. about 20 remained in the building, there are no injuries. the image breathtaking. >> it is hard on everybody. everything ask gone. >> the forecast calls for severe weather. what followed early friday evening could not have been predicted. >> didn't really think it was going to happen because tornado warnings come out all the time and it never hits us. >> tornadoes leveled a small farming community. there were more tornadoes in the last 24 hours than in an average month of march. p
school bus through the front of a diner in henryville, indiana, plus an entire town has been wiped off the map by devastating twisters. we will go live to the hardest hit areas. >>dave: and gas prices climb for the 25th straight day. there is no end in sight. can anything be done to ease your pain at the pump? >> it could cost you billions to bail out the auto industry but chevrolet is pulling the plug on the volt with poor sales. "fox & friends" begins right now. >>alisyn: good morning, everyone, and right to the breaking news, it has been devastated throughout the midwest. we are waking up to the weather alert because deadly twisters have torn up the country. >> tons of hopes ripped to pieces days after around round of tornadoes and some of the west damage in southern indiana, tornadoes leave 14 people dead there. >> we have total destruction in northeast clark county. and we have total destruction in parts of southern scott county. we have total destruction in parts of washington county. we have multiple fatalities that we are aware in the three counties. >>clayton: a dozen people k
you can modify the arrangement that the state has with yunce. look at mitch daniels in indiana, it was much harsher than what scott walker did in wisconsin and it seems like he turned the state around. >> governor christie in new jersey did the same thing. he balanced two budgets without raising taxs and he got the democrata-controlled legislature to modest increases. and the problems is unies have monopoly power. >> easy for you to say, david. >>> and the average working family trying to meet their mortgage can't get a competitive bid on working their town. >> morgan, let's concentrate on what works and what seems to work is what indiana did. changing their relation and a right to work state . new jersey changing its relationship with public sector unions as well >> yes, that is the point. unions are in many places starting to come down. >>> and they were dragged kick screaming. they didn't want the change in indiana or new jersey. >> they were dragged kick scream the changes are come that's because new lawmakers are come nothing the office. >> what wisconsin is going through
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